Inspired to Serve is a service learning and civic engagement program operated by Living Classrooms, in partnership with the Karma for Cara Foundation. Inspired to Serve uses hands-on volunteer and internship opportunities at Living Classrooms’ sites in Baltimore and Washington, DC to teach students about leadership, community problem-solving, and social change.
By combining meaningful service experiences with additional programming that provokes students to consider the purpose and power of service, Inspired to Serve seeks to foster the next generation of leaders. The program welcomes student volunteers of all levels and backgrounds.
Individuals, schools, universities, and student groups are welcome to inquire about partnering and volunteering with Inspired to Serve.
Contact: Logan Dean
Inspired to Serve is operated in partnership with the Karma for Cara foundation. Created to honor the legacy and generous spirit of life-long volunteer Cara Becker, Karma for Cara celebrates the power of young people by promoting youth leadership and involvement in community service. The Karma for Cara Youth Microgrant Program helps students across the country turn their ideas into action by providing grants up to $1,000 to support youth-led community projects.
For information about Karma for Cara and the Youth Microgrant program, visit karmaforcara.org.
The average number of student volunteers that participated through Inspired to Serve each year, since 2017.
Schools have partnered with Inspired to Serve.
The average number of student volunteer hours logged each year since 2017.